State Health Policy
The Sacramento office provides state policymakers and the media a valuable local resource and a link to experts at CHCF's Oakland headquarters. The office hosts briefings on important issues of the day.
Sandra Shewry, director of CHCF's state health policy office in Sacramento, launches her new blog with a post on how the California Cancer Registry might be re-engineered.
Applying for health insurance under the ACA is a challenge. Help is standing by for Californians trying to navigate their way to enrollment.
How is health care regulated in California? Learn how state agencies oversee the delivery of medical services and what information is available to the public.
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An interactive infographic gives a behind-the-scenes look at the online application process for Covered California and how different individuals and families experience it.
A key measure of coverage affordability is the relative burden of health care costs on families. Our ACA 411 data center tracks changes to this measure over time. High Cost Burden
The California Department of Public Health, with funding from CHCF's Free the Data initiative, has launched an online portal for health data that can be freely used and shared. Free the Data
Objective information on health care costs, coverage, quality, and delivery supports effective decision-making. The Almanac provides data and analysis on California's health care system. Almanac
The Affordable Care Act's promise of expanded coverage and better care has inspired a lot of people to look for ways to improve treatment decisions and help patients lead healthier lives. Here in California we have an opportunity to accelerate improvements in cancer care — an issue that is urgent and important.